Three blind patients at the UK’s Moorfield eye hospital have been fitted with a bionic vision system from 2nd Sight Medical . The system, covered by us previously, captures light in a video camera, and wirelessly sends it to an electrode implanted in the eye. One of the patients the BBC spoke to is reporting seeing basic light signals.
Here’s an explanation of the system from BBC:
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Flashbacks: Argus II Retinal Prosthesis Implanted Into First Two Patients in Europe; Second Sight Medical Retinal Prosthesis Receives FDA Approval for Clinical Trials ; Second Sight Implant: Positive Results Reported in the Study; Diamond Coating for Second Sight Implant